Posts Tagged ‘1980s’
Even as it gets stuck between stations, “Joy” is an engaging — and, at the right moments, enraging — tale of both perseverance and the psychology of purchasing.
The movie doesn't feel phony, but it beats an unexpected retreat to safety — a solace far beyond the gaze of the greatness “Compton” gives you at the outset.
There have been many pretenders to Sidney Lumet's vacant throne. Here is a thoroughly engrossing heir — with plenty of meat on its bones and ice in its veins.
It's cliche, it's predictable, and at times it's even cringe-worthy. Yet, "That's My Boy" remains to be Sandler's best effort in years...thanks to Andy Samberg that is.
"The Heineken Kidnapping" is the Dutch equivalent of our "Suicide Kings," except it's a true story.
A relatively engaging based-on-true-events fish movie, "Big Miracle" satisfies all of the requirements of the inspirational true story.
This meathead version of "Ronin" is clotted with complicated plot threads, but it's all cover for several cock-punching throwdowns. That's not necessarily bad.
This week Joe and Chris yap about "Fright Night," "Conan the Barbarian" and the recent spate of '80s remakes.